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The JPS Bible Commentary: Ruth

The JPS Bible Commentary: Ruth

by Tamara Cohn Eskenazi, Tikva Frymer-Kensky

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society
ISBN: 9780827607446
Pages: 216
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-24
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Thanks to these generous donors for making the publication of this book possible: Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Deutsch. The latest in the JPS Bible Commentary series, 2011 National Jewish Book Award Winner, Barbara Dobkin Award in Women’s Studies The moving story of Ruth, with its themes of loyalty, loving kindness (hesed), and redemption, is one of the great narratives of the Bible. Socially, the Israelites were aware of their responsibility to protect the weak and unprotected among them. Redemption secures the life of the people as a community, not just as individuals. In this story,...